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6/20/2015 12:00 AM
Lobbying, bad timing doom tax
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The radio commercials, aired recently throughout Ohio, put a public spin on an intense lobbying effort. The oil and natural gas industry was determined to thwart another state attempt to tax oil and gas extracted from Ohio’s shale. …

6/19/2015 12:00 AM
Is Washington on Snyder's agenda?
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — How moderate is Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder? These days, the answer from most moderate and liberal Michigan voters probably would be a bitter “not very.” …

6/15/2015 12:00 AM
A tale of 2 cities
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Crikey, mates. Toledo has a new friend in Australia, a friend who looks a lot like us. Toledo also has one determined Aussie right here at home who wants to see the friendship blossom into something serious — sister cities, maybe. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
It’s never too late to graduate
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
My father dropped out of high school at 16 and never went back. In the 1950s, people like him, with a strong back and work ethic, could earn a living wage. Those days — and jobs — are long gone. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
UT prayer story stirs strong reactions
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Many readers had strong opinions about a story on the front page of the sports section on June 3, which was about University of Toledo football coach Matt Campbell’s practice of conducting team-wide prayers before games. …

6/14/2015 12:00 AM
Bush vs. Rubio, Perry vs. Cruz
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
In Florida, it is almost like a family trauma, a protege and his ardent patron competing for the same prize. In Texas, it is more like a family feud, an upstart and an established figure struggling for advantage. …

6/13/2015 12:00 AM
Running for president should be competitive
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
As the late, great Joan Rivers used to say, “Can we talk?” I need to clear up a false impression …

6/12/2015 12:00 AM
PACE helps out Michigan firms
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Suppose you owned a business, apartment complex, or factory and realized it was costing you vast sums of money in wasted energy. …

6/9/2015 12:00 AM
Surprises in 2016 campaign
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
There is no such thing as a predictable political season. No one expected Lyndon Johnson to stand down from his re-election campaign in 1968. Hardly anyone expected former Gov. Jimmy Carter’s ascension in 1976. And you could have won an enormous amount of money if you had bet in June, 1983, that the winner of the New Hampshire primary …

6/8/2015 12:00 AM
China-Pakistan energy corridor holds hope
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
A gigantic geopolitical chessboard is being set up in one of the most troubled places in the world. …




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